“Cultivating Equitable Learning Environments through Inclusive Teaching” with Kelly Hogan and Viji Sathy
Location of Event:
Kelly Hogan, Teaching Associate Professor of Biology and Assistant Dean of Instructional Innovation, and Viji Sathy, Teaching Associate Professor; Program Evaluator of Chancellor’s Science Scholars at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will host a workshop: “Cultivating Equitable Learning Environments through Inclusive Teaching.” Dr. Kelly Hogan and Dr. Viji Sathy are both award winning instructors with a combined 25+ years in the classroom at the University of North Carolina. They are passionate about student success, equity, and inclusion in the classroom. They have expertise on inclusive techniques and active learning in any size crowd, because both teach courses routinely with hundreds of students. On their campus, they lead innovative classroom and diversity administrative initiatives that benefit all students, faculty, and staff. Both are leading the campus in curriculum reforms, bringing course-based undergraduate research experiences and makerspace courses to all disciplines. Kelly and Viji have shared their work with faculty through hands-on workshops at numerous types of institutions. Both are featured experts in ACUE’s Course on Teaching Effectiveness, have been active in the scholarship of teaching and learning in their respective disciplines of biology and statistics, and their work has been featured in a number of national publications such as The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times.